Monthly Archives: September 2009

How Severe Will Respiratory Syncytial Virus Be? Immune Factors Make the Difference

Infants with Severe Illness from Common Respiratory Infection Have Poor Immune Response Philadelphia, PA (September 29, 2009) – A Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus that causes severe respiratory illness in a small percentage of infants. Which … Continue reading

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Babies with Position-Related Head Flattening May Have Higher Rate of Ear Infections

More Severe Plagiocephaly Might Increase Risk of Otitis Media Philadelphia, PA. (September 24, 2009) – The recommendation to lay babies on their backs to sleep has reduced sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but has led to an increased number of … Continue reading

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Exertional Heat Illness Linked to Rare Anesthesia Complication

Research Shows Relationships between Heat, Exercise, and Malignant Hyperthermia San Fransisco, CA. (september 23, 2009) – Physically fit military recruits occasionally develop an “exertional heat illness” (EHI), which can cause them to collapse during training, or even on the battlefield. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Problems after Surgery May Be Unrelated to Heart-Lung Bypass

Factors Other Than Debris in Bloodstream May Be the Cause of ‘Pump Head’ San Fransisco, CA. (september 23, 2009) – Memory loss and other cognitive problems after heart surgery may not be related to the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), … Continue reading

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Treatment for Mental Health Problems Improves Worker Productivity

Philadelphia, PA. (September 16, 2009) – Effective treatment for employee mental health problems leads to significant improvements in productivity, according to a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Partners with CrossRef to Fight Plagiarism and Ensure Authenticity of Medical Literature

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (September 14, 2009) – TMedical publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) has adopted a new tool to ensure the authenticity of content published in its professional journals and textbooks. LWW has implemented CrossCheck, an automated service offered by … Continue reading

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New Anatomical Visual Guide to Sports Injuries Helps Patients Understand Sports Injury Causes and Prevention

Designed to Prevent Injuries, Promote Quicker Return to Play Philadelphia, PA (September 9, 2009) – Anatomical Chart Company (ACC) today announced the release of Anatomical Visual Guide to Sports Injuries, a new patient teaching resource to help sports medicine practitioners … Continue reading

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